Colleen Long, Journalist
Colleen's articles have appeared in publications around the world.
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Working the New York City crime beat is a shifting mix of the professionally thrilling and personally agonizing
Babies Behind Bars: Should Moms do time with their newborns?
Terrorist or hero? Puerto Rico nationalist to be freed after more than 30 years in prison
‘Son of Sam’ killer was arrested 40 years ago this week
30th Arrest: Transit Impostor says he needs help, not jail
MS-13 Street Gang Grips Long Island Suburbs in Violence
Mystery of Etan Patz's disappearance ends in conviction
Officer's sentence in stairway killing leaves divide, dismay
erp walks such as Strauss-Kahn's are common in U.S. but rare overseas
After 8½ years, no trial yet in Times Square hotel killing
Despondent over 2-year saga of fraud, son of Bernard Madoff hangs himself in NYC apartment
Does cellphone-sweeping 'StingRay' technology go too far?
Don't look down! NYPD unit does its work at dizzying heights
I signed up for this? Reporter scales Brooklyn Bridge
Police release 1st footage of fatal shooting caught on body camera
Two cops shot to death while sitting in their patrol car
Right people, right place, right time: Federal trial on NYPD stop-frisk policy proves window into dept.
'What is this, Russia?' Cop claims NYPD had him committed for being a whistleblower
Police stop-and-frisk practice growing in big cities
Eric Garner chokehold death: NYC Officer Daniel Pantaleo will not be indicted
The talk down before the take down
: NYPD Arrest Retraining Discourages Verbal Abuse, Physical Violence
NYPD slowdown: Times Square had 1 million revelers, zero tickets
Puerto Rico youth stranded with school still out from storm
"It's like a ghost town": Puerto Rico tourism craters in wake of Hurricane Maria
Tampon tax: Does being female in the US carry unfair costs?
BP finally stops oil spewing, 85 days, 16 hours and 25 minutes after it started leaking into Gulf of Mexico
Opulent antiques at annual show include Holy Grail of Tiffany lamps
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